147th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


Source:  U. S. Army Heritage and Education Center
(formerly the U. S. Army Military History Institute)

U.S. Army Military History Institute
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Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5021
29 Aug 20008

Association of the 28th and 147th Regiments Infantry and Independent Battery "E," Light Artillery, Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers. Association of the.... Phila: Allen, Lane & Scott, 187?. 8 p. (5 photocopied pages). E173Pl8no248pam6.

Bates, Samuel P.    History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5.   Wilmington, NC:   Broadfoot, 1993.    Vol. 7, pp. 551-76 (14 photocopied pages).  E527B32.1993v6.   (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

"Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel John Page Nicholson, U.S. Volunteers." United Service (1891):pp. 215-16 (2 photocopied pages). Per.

Brown, H. E. The 28th Regt. P.V.V.I., the 147th Regt. P.V.V.I., and Knapp's Ind. Battery "E", at Gettysburg, July 1, 2, 3, 1863. n.p., n.d. 7 p. (3 photocopied pages). E475.53B76.

Dyer, Frederick H.    A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion.   Vol. 2.    Dayton, OH:   Morningside, 1979.    Ref.  See pp 1618 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Fox, Arthur B. Our Honored Dead: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in the American Civil War. Chicora, PA: Mechling Bookbindery, 2008. pp. 194-96. F157A4F69.

McLaughlin, John. Memoir of Hector Tyndale...Born March 24, 1821, Died March 19, 1880. Phila: Collins, 1882. 118 p. E467.1T98M22.

Pennsylvania. Chickamauga and Chattanooga Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Chickamauga and Chattanooga: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments.... Harrisburg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1900. pp. 284-98 (11 photocopied pages). E475.81P4. (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the regimental monument at Chickamauga).

_____. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth.... Vol. 2. Harrisburg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 200-11 (8 photocopied pages). E475.53P422v2. (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the regimental monument and a photo of that monument at the Gettysburg National Military Park).

_____. 28th Infantry Regiment. Re-union of the 28th and 147th Regiments, Pennsylvania Volunteers, Philadelphia, November 24th, 1871. Phila: Pawson & Nicholson, 1872. 21 p. (12 photocopied pages). E173P18no248pam7.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!:  Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. pp. 441-42 (2 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Schmidt, Lewis G. A Civil War History of the 147th Pennsylvania Regiment. Allentown, PA: By the Author, 2000. 1338 p. E527.5.147th.S35.

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913. p. 137 (1 photocopied page). E527.97P54T39. (Brief history of the regiment).

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

The following pertinent personal papers are in the Institute's Manuscript Archive:

Moore, James M. - MooreFamColl (Sergeant's letters, Dec 28, 1861-Jul 24, 1864)

Moore, Joseph A. - HCWRTColl-GACColl (Officer's published address, Jul 1-3, 1863)

Moore, Joseph A. - CWMiscColl & BrakeColl (Officer's letter, Jul 1-3, 1863)

Moore, Joseph Addison - PASaveFlagsColl (Moore Family) (Sergeant's letters, Dec 8, 1861-Jul 24, 1864)

Pardee, Arioristus, Jr. - Pardee-RobisonColl (Enlisted man's letters, Oct 8, 1862-Jun 20, 1864)

Parry, Edward O. - HCWRTColl (Family historian's recollections,


Rendlen, Henry - HCWRTColl-GACColl (Enlisted man's letters and papers, Nov 24, 1861-May 16, 1864)






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